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Dr. Gerardo Garcia Alvarez



Amerimed Hospital Cabo San Lucas

Dr. Gerardo Garcia Alvarez

Dr. Gerardo Garcia Alvarez also known by many as DR. G, medical professional certification # 1748456, has been a General Surgeon for 20 years and 9 of those years as a Bariatric Laparoscopic surgeon in Mexico and he's the director and chief of Hospiten Hospital (Formerly Amerimed Hospital) in San Jose Los Cabos and Cabo San Lucas which is one of the finest hospitals chains in Mexico.

Dr. Gerardo Garcia Alvarez has performed more than 750 bariatric laparoscopic procedures in his 9 + year trajectory and is considered to be the leader in Weight Loss Surgery in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

He graduated top of his class in General Surgery in 1996 and was awarded an honorary distinction. Since then, Dr. Garcia’s great track of success has been mainly attributed to his professionalism and charismatic personality, helping patients throughout the world achieve their weight loss objectives.

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MEDICAL SCHOOL
  1. University of Nuevo Leon (U.A.N.L.)
  2. Monterrey, México 1990
RECIDENCY
  1. General Surgery
  2. Christus Hosiptal
  3. Monterrey, Mexico 1992-96
  4. Chief of Residents 1995
POSTGRADUATE COURSES
  1. 2001 - Lap Band Certification Intensive Training on Bioenterics INAMED Laparoscopic Gastric Banding.
  2. 2002 - Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery and Gastric Banding Monterrey, Mexico.
  3. 2002 - Symposium on Bariatric Surgery 11th International Congress on Endoscopic Surgery Yucatán, Mexico.
  4. 2003 - Course on Gastric Banding by Johnson and Johnson Monterrey, Mexico.
MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ASSOCIATIONS
  1. Mexican Association of General Surgery
  2. Mexican Association of Laparoscopic Surgery
  3. Mexican Association of Bariatric Surgery
COURSES & CONGRESS
  1. 2012 XIV Congreso Nacional de Cirugía para la Obesidad y Enfermedades Metabólicas, Puerto Vallarta México.
  2. 2011 XXXV Congreso Internacional de Cirugía General, Veracruz, México.
  3. 2011 XIX Congreso Latinoamericano de Cirugía, FELAC.
  4. 2011 XX Curso Internacional de Cirugía Endoscópica, Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Endoscópica.
  5. 2009 Gastric Sleeve Fellowship for Johnson and Johnson, Tijuana, México.
  6. 2009 Actualización y controversias en el Sistema de Banda Gástrica y Balón Intragastrico, Colegio Mexicano de Cirugía para la Obesidad, Cancún, México.
  7. 2008 XVII International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, AMCE, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
  8. 2006 Congreso Nacional de Cirugia de la Obesidad, Mazatlan, Sinaloa.
  9. 2006 XV International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, AMCE, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo.
  10. 2006 Curso de Banda Gástrica ajustable y taller de ajustabilidad durante el Congreso Nacional de Cirugía de la Obesidad.
  11. 2005 XVI International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, AMCE, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
  12. 2004 9th World Congress on Endoscopic Surgery, Colon and Morbid Obesity Surgery Course, FELAC, ALACE, AMCE, AMCG, Cancun, Mexico.
  13. 2003 Fellowship en Cirugía Bariatrica y Banda Gástrica Hospital Santa Engracia Julio/Noviembre, Monterrey.
  14. 2003 X International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, AMCE, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
  15. 2003 Course on Gastric Banding by Johnson and Johnson Monterrey, Mexico.
  16. 2002 Curso Pre congreso de Cirugía Bariatrica y Banda Gástrica, Congreso Internacional de Cirugía Endoscópica, Mérida.
  17. 2002 Symposium on Bariatric Surgery 11 th International Congress on Endoscopic Surgery, Yucatan, Mexico.
  18. 2002 Controversias en Cirugía Laparoscópica, Symposium Mexico-Francia OCA Hospital, Monterrey.
  19. 2002 International Congress of Obesity Surgery, SMCO, Huatulco.
  20. 2002 XIII Curso Internacional de Cirugía, Actualizaciones en Cirugía de Hígado, vías biliares y páncreas, Monterrey.
  21. 2002 Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery and Gastric Banding, Monterrey Mexico.
  22. 2001 Lap band Certification Intensive Training on Bioenterics INAMED Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Monterrey.
  23. 2000 Congreso de Cirugía Endoscópica en los Albores del tercer milenio Hospital Santa Engracia, Monterrey.
  24. 2000 IX International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, CCGT, AMCE, SAGES, Tijuana BC.
  25. 1998 XII Congress of Surgery, AMCG, Guanajuato Mex.
  26. 1998 Eighth Meeting of Laparoscopic Surgery International AMCL, ACBC, Tijuana BC.
  27. 1996 Curso de Resucitación Cardiopulmonar Básico y Avanzado por American Heart Association, Monterrey.
  28. 1995 XIII Congreso Nacional de Investigación Biomédica Facultad de Medicina Autónoma de Nuevo Leon, Participación con el trabajo prospectivo, comparativo entre Apendicetomía convencional versus Apendicetomía por laparoscopia (Ponente).
  29. 1995 VI Curso Internacional de Cirugía, Controversias en Cirugía, Monterrey.
  30. 1994 1er Congreso Latinoamericano y 3 er Congreso Nacional de Cirugía Endoscópica Mazatlán, México.
  31. 1994 Reunión Inter capitular del Colegio Americano de Cirujanos, del 13 a; 16 Abril, Monterrey.
  32. 1992 II Curso de Ultrasonido del 18 al 22 Junio Hospital Muguerza Alta Especialidad, Monterrey.

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